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Pierre lassonde has long believed that a nations natural resources are not its. The lassonde family foundation is making a difference by supporting environmental. The gold book by pierre lassonde, 1990, penguin edition, in english the gold book 1990 edition open library. Pierre lassonde is the chairman of the franconevada corp. The canadian native has since become a millionaire, one of the most famous gold investors in the world, and. In 1983, my friends and early mentors seymour schulich and pierre lassonde founded franconevada mining, the worlds first gold royalty company. The complete investment guide to prescious metals by pierre lassonde. They began in 2004 and went from zero all the way up to. Polytechnique 1971, mba, university of utah 1973, peng ont 1976 and cfa, university of virginia, 1984. Pierre lassonde is recognized among the best mining and precious metals experts in the country. Gold is the quintessential inflation hedge and insurance policy against political and economic turmoil. Interview by kevin michael grace of the gold report.72 148 243 632 1248 136 1205 1315 1060 1343 1221 1384 310 53 284 406 1438 702 1054 1211 793 498 707 776 524 855 880 769 397 121 794 5 930 257 1454 935 510 63 372 1419 528 76 321 915 202 1423 1337 17 570 698